NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,280 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- radical lymph node dissection
- listen (RA-dih-kul limf node dy-SEK-shun)
- A surgical procedure to remove most or all of the lymph nodes that drain lymph from the area around a tumor. The lymph nodes are then examined under a microscope to see if cancer cells have spread to them.